Los Monos Territory

Walking down a pathway overgrown with trees, vines and bushes is an eerie feeling. You are on full alert constantly scanning the trees and surrounds for any sign of noise or life. Trees do not move on their own and a rustle from the tree tops makes your turn around and crane your neck to … Continue reading

My Climate Change Action Story

*This blog post was written for the EmpowerWA website about why I volunteer with the AYCC* They say that young people are the future world leaders. Well I believe this is false. Young people to me are the world leaders of today, and young people have so much power to sway public policy and opinion … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part Four

*This is the final instalment in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year.* Part Four: Saying Farewell to the Jungle: By Morgan Pettersson. I didn’t end up going on the Jaguar hunting trek in the end, opting instead to stay back at camp and … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part Three

*this is the third in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year. A new chapter will be posted every Monday*  Part Three: Conservation Work By Morgan Pettersson Today started early with a seven am hike to the big waterfall. It took about an hour … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part Two

*this is the second in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year. A new chapter will be posted every Monday* Part Two: Monkeys & Vines; an un usual combination By Morgan Pettersson. It was a very interesting first day in the Jungle. I awoke … Continue reading

Jungle Life: Part One

*This is the first in a four part series, detailing my time volunteering in Manu National Park in Peru in January this year. A new chapter will be posted every Monday* Part one: Getting There By Morgan Pettersson. We are finally here in the jungle after our ‘interesting’ ten-hour bus ride. Myself and three other … Continue reading